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Venezuela frees 40 jailed activists and politicians

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 11:49pm
Communication Minister Jorge Rodriguez says it is a goodwill gesture to help ease tensions.

Nicaragua police end church siege after day of terror in Masaya

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 8:52pm
Two die in Masaya, after opposition activists take refuge in a church from pro-government militias.

Jordanians in third night of tax rise protests

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 8:08pm
Demonstrators say austerity measures impose too high a burden and want the prime minister dismissed.

Tomorrow's Cities: How Barcelona shushed noise-makers with sensors

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 7:36pm
How citizens are taking control of their own cities with low-cost sensors.

The secrets of a diary written on castle floorboards

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 7:32pm
A hidden diary written by a French carpenter provides a rare insight into the private lives of villagers in the late 19th Century.

The online war between Qatar and Saudi Arabia

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 7:21pm
Social media has become a battleground in the political conflict between Qatar and Saudi Arabia and its allies.

Letter from Africa: Mali 'Spiderman' is the superhero of our modern age

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 7:11pm
The rescue of a child hanging from a balcony was a typical zero-to-hero intro to a superhero story.

How I found my biological mother

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 7:02pm
Andre Kuik was a baby when he was adopted by a Dutch family, 40 years later he is flying back to Indonesia to meet his birth mother.

PC Sorcar: India's 'maharajah of magic' who terrified the UK

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 7:01pm
PC Sorcar's shows redefined what Western audiences expected from an Indian magician.

North Korea’s human rights: What Trump and Kim won't talk about

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 7:01pm
All eyes are on the planned Trump-Kim summit, but human rights are unlikely to get a look in.

G7 ministers criticise US tariffs and warn of trade war

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 6:47pm
The EU and Canada threaten retaliation and France's finance minister says a trade war is days away.

Thousands attend funeral for Palestinian nurse killed in Gaza

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 5:17pm
Razan al-Najar was shot whilst on duty during recent border protests.

Cuba to begin constitutional reforms to formalise ''opening-up'

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 4:44pm
Presidential term limits and the legalisation of same-sex marriage are on the agenda in Cuba.

US teacher 'who fed sick puppy to snapping turtle' charged

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 4:32pm
The action of the American teacher in Idaho, charged with animal cruelty, has drawn rival petitions.

Whale that died off Thailand had eaten 80 plastic bags

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 1:40pm
The pilot whale vomited five of them as Thai conservation officials tried in vain to save it.

Gaza violence: Thousands attend funeral for Palestinian medic

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 12:00pm
Israel says it will investigate after volunteer medic Razan al-Najar was shot dead during protests.

South China Sea dispute: Beijing attacks 'irresponsible' US comments

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 11:20am
Beijing says it has the right to deploy "on its own territory" after US accusations of intimidation.

Australia alert after ship loses 83 containers

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 11:20am
Sanitary products, surgical masks and nappies begin washing up on beaches north of Sydney.

Egypt's Sisi sworn in for second term with vow to fight terrorism

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 10:21am
The Egyptian president's second term comes after a landslide win and amid a crackdown on opponents.


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